Wellington Water Temperature

Wellington is a city close to Cook Strait. temperate oceanic climate with warm summer would be the climate here. February is the month with the highest water temperature at 61.7°F / 16.5°C. The month with the lowest is August with an average water temperature of 53.2°F / 11.8°C. The avg. air temperature is around 61°F / 16.1°C, February is the month with the highest temperature. July is the coolest with 46.8°F / 8.2°C average air temperature. February is the month with the min. precipitation of 1.3in / 33mm and October with the max. precipitation in a year with 4.5in / 115mm. January, February, March, December would be the best time to visit this place.

Wellington Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: February with 16.5°C / 61.7°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: August with 11.8°C / 53.2°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: February with 16.1°C / 61°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 8.2°C / 46.8°F
Wettest Month: October with 115mm / 4.5in
Driest Month: February with 33mm / 1.3in
Highest Humidity August with 82.3%
Lowest Humidity February with 77.6%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, December
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Wellington water temperature by month

Cook Strait water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

16.4 16 15.3

February

16.7 16.4 16.2

March

16.4 15.9 15.7

April

15.9 15.2 14.8

May

14.8 14.3 13.7

June

13.7 13 12.4

July

12.5 12.1 11.8

August

12 11.8 11.6

September

12.4 12.1 11.8

October

13.2 12.7 12.3

November

14.2 13.7 13.2

December

15.4 14.7 14.1

Cook Strait water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

61.5 60.8 59.5

February

62.1 61.5 61.2

March

61.5 60.6 60.3

April

60.6 59.4 58.6

May

58.6 57.7 56.7

June

56.7 55.4 54.3

July

54.5 53.8 53.2

August

53.6 53.2 52.9

September

54.3 53.8 53.2

October

55.8 54.9 54.1

November

57.6 56.7 55.8

December

59.7 58.5 57.4
February is the month with the highest water temperature at 61.7°F / 16.5°C. The month with the lowest is August with an average water temperature of 53.2°F / 11.8°C.

Wellington weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 14
Scattered clouds
53 °F
44°F
12 °C
7°C
5mph (9km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
79%
Aug. 15
Broken clouds
53 °F
47°F
11 °C
8°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
20 %
81%
Aug. 16
Light shower rain
57 °F
50°F
14 °C
10°C
5mph (8km/h)
east-northeast
0in (3mm)
55 %
83%
Aug. 17
Overcast clouds
58 °F
55°F
15 °C
13°C
3mph (6km/h)
northeast
0in (1mm)
30 %
81%
Aug. 18
Heavy rain
59 °F
54°F
15 °C
12°C
4mph (6km/h)
north-northeast
1in (20mm)
90 %
86%
Aug. 19
Heavy rain
59 °F
57°F
15 °C
14°C
6mph (10km/h)
southeast
2in (57mm)
95 %
96%
Aug. 20
Heavy rain
57 °F
56°F
14 °C
13°C
5mph (8km/h)
south
2in (50mm)
95 %
97%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 21
Few clouds
56 °F
52°F
13 °C
11°C
6mph (9km/h)
north-northwest
0in (1mm)
40 %
88%
Aug. 22
Clear Sky
53 °F
48°F
12 °C
9°C
3mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Aug. 23
Scattered clouds
55 °F
48°F
13 °C
9°C
8mph (12km/h)
north-northwest
0in (1mm)
25 %
80%
Aug. 24
Broken clouds
54 °F
49°F
12 °C
9°C
5mph (8km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Aug. 25
Light shower rain
53 °F
51°F
12 °C
11°C
7mph (12km/h)
north-northwest
0in (5mm)
70 %
82%
Aug. 26
Light shower rain
55 °F
46°F
13 °C
8°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southwest
0in (2mm)
45 %
75%
Aug. 27
Light shower rain
47 °F
45°F
9 °C
7°C
6mph (10km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
50 %
62%
Aug. 28
Scattered clouds
54 °F
46°F
12 °C
8°C
2mph (3km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
15 %
78%
Aug. 29
Overcast clouds
54 °F
48°F
12 °C
9°C
3mph (5km/h)
north-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
87%

Wellington weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

20.8 15.9 12.8 38.5 0 78.6%

February

19.7 16.1 12.8 33 0 77.6%

March

18.6 14.9 11.7 52.9 0 79.1%

April

16.7 12.8 9.5 80.3 2 80.6%

May

14.7 11.2 7.4 97.5 3 81.7%

June

12 9.2 6.3 90.9 3 81.3%

July

10.8 8.2 5.1 38.1 4 81.7%

August

11.4 8.4 5 97.4 9 82.3%

September

12.9 9.6 6.9 86.5 7 80.9%

October

14.2 10.8 8 115 0 80.6%

November

16.4 12.3 9.1 86.7 4 79.1%

December

17.9 14.4 11.1 89 6 80.3%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

69.4 60.6 55 1.5 0 78.6%

February

67.5 61 55 1.3 0 77.6%

March

65.5 58.8 53.1 2.1 0 79.1%

April

62.1 55 49.1 3.2 2 80.6%

May

58.5 52.2 45.3 3.8 3 81.7%

June

53.6 48.6 43.3 3.6 3 81.3%

July

51.4 46.8 41.2 1.5 4 81.7%

August

52.5 47.1 41 3.8 9 82.3%

September

55.2 49.3 44.4 3.4 7 80.9%

October

57.6 51.4 46.4 4.5 0 80.6%

November

61.5 54.1 48.4 3.4 4 79.1%

December

64.2 57.9 52 3.5 6 80.3%
February is the most draught at 1.3in / 33mm and October the month with the most rain around 4.5in / 115mm. The avg. temperature is around 61°F / 16.1°C, February is the hottest month in a year. July is the coolest with 46.8°F / 8.2°C avg. temperature.

Activities & POI in Wellington

Type of Activity List
Beach Seatoun Beach, Oriental Beach, Freyberg Beach, Huetepara, Worser Bay Beach, Scorching Bay Beach, Owhiro Bay Beach, Hataitai Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Chaffers Marina, Evans Bay Marina
Attraction Brooklyn Wind Turbine, Peace Flame, The Bucket Fountain, Wright's Hill Fortress, Krupp Gun, Seal Colony, Rimu, Weta Digital, Weta Cave, Camperdown Studios, Zealandia, Atatürk memorial, Richard Byrd memorial, NZX Stock Ticker, Wellington Sign, Lord of the Rings - Hobbit's Hideout (Weathertop), Carlucci Land, Island Bay Marine Education Centre, Bowlarama, Dive Wellington (padi), The Lodge, Houghton Bay, Lady Norwood Rose Garden, Wellington Botanic Garden, Begonia House, The Tree House, Brooklyn War Memorial, SS Hikitia, WW2 Anti-aircraft Gun Emplacements, Flagstaff memorial
Golf Course Miramar Golf Course, Berhampore Municipal Golf Course, Karori Golf Club
Caravan Site Owhiro Bay Freedom Camping, Freedom camping Evans Bay Marina (SC only)
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